Tag Archives: care

Calls to reopen Panorama Clinic as some clients struggle in home care

COMMUNITY members are calling for mental health to be prioritised as the Panorama Clinic remains closed and largely unused. The sub-acute mental health service was closed in August to allow for an expansion of the Bathurst Hospital emergency department as the city braced for a potential COVID-19 outbreak. Clients were transferred to a “hospital in… Read More »

New Primary Care, Retail and Tech Entrants Motivating Hospitals to Grow Consumer Chops

Rising costs, generational shifts, digital transformation, and fast-growing investments in new health care models and technologies are forcing change in the legacy health care, noted in the State of Consumerism in Healthcare 2021: Regaining Momentum, from Kaufman, Hall & Associates. As the title of Kaufman Hall’s sixth annual report suggests, health care consumers are evolving… Read More »

Matthew’s health care tidbits

Health Policy Jul 24, 2021• Each week I’ve been adding a brief tidbits section to the THCB Reader, our weekly newsletter that summarizes the best of THCB that week (Sign up here!). Then I had the brainwave to add them to the blog. They’re short and usually not too sweet! –Matthew Holt In this week’s… Read More »

Ginger for Teens Puts “Full-family Approach” to Mental Health Care in Hands of Employers

Health in 2 Point 00 Jul 20, 2021• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Digital mental health unicorn Ginger has just launched ‘Ginger for Teens’ in an effort to help the 1-in-5 teens currently suffering from mental health disorders, amid what’s being called a “teen mental health crisis.” No doubt parents are at their wit’s end… Read More »

Citizen science helping pave the way for better animal care

People often ask me how they can help animals. Some volunteer at the local animal shelter. Some undertake training to rescue, rehabilitate and release wildlife. Others donate money to charities. But there is another way that all of us can help animals without leaving home – contributing to important research by responding to surveys. First,… Read More »